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Senator fears Pakistani troops could get pulled into Yemen conflict

1396/12/2 | 22:06
Senator Farhatullah Babar on Tuesday once again expressed concerns about the decision to deploy additional troops to Saudi Arabia, saying there's a risk of Pakistani armed forces getting pulled into the Yemen conflict. Making a policy statement in the Senate on Monday, the defence minister had stunned senators by bluntly refusing to divulge the location of the deployment of troops being sent to Saudi Arabia even in an in-camera session. Babar said it should be placed on record whether Pakistani troops will be deployed on the Saudi border and ...

‘No sign France reducing arms sales to Saudi-led coalition’

1396/11/22 | 22:06
  France has shown no concrete signs of reducing or suspending arms sales to the Saudi-led coalition waging war on Yemen, diplomatic sources say, despite massive civilian casualties caused by the coalition bombing. "There is a desire to show that France is doing something. It says some deliveries have been suspended in the past, but there is nothing to show that," a source close to the matter said, Reuters reported. Meanwhile, a French diplomatic source claimed Paris has an export control system that takes into account the nature of the ...

Turkey extends military deployment near Yemen

1396/11/21 | 22:06
  Turkey’s parliament approved the continued deployment of its forces serving in the Gulf of Aden, Somalia and the Red Sea, the Andaolu Agency reported today.   Turkish forces will be serving in the region until 10 February 2019. The military deployment has been extended ten times already.   Yemen is currently enduring a civil war which erupted in September 2014, when the Houthi rebels took-over the capital Sana’a. A Saudi-led coalition was invited in March 2015 to neutralise territorial threats by the group.   The ...

Yemenis destroy Saudi-led missile system in Ta'izz with ballistic missile: Report

1396/11/21 | 22:06
  The Yemeni army, supported by allied fighters from the Houthi Ansarullah movement, has managed to successfully destroy a missile system run by Saudi Arabia’s mercenary forces in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta'izz, a report says. Brigadier Aziz Rashed, the deputy spokesman for the Houthi-allied army, told Yemen's Arabic-language al-Masirah television network that the Friday attack completely destroyed the American-made MIM-104F (PAC-3) missile system installed near the port city of Mokha. He further said that the missile launched ...

Are Russia’s interests forcing it to participate in the Yemen war?

1396/11/19 | 22:06
The recent moves by the Russians indicate their participation in Yemen’s war against the Yemeni people, sending money to the Bank of Aden, suspending its political activities in Yemen and relocating its embassy from Sanaa to Riyadh was its first step to the public.     According to southern media sources, that on Sunday, a shipment of new funds arrived in the port of Aden International coming from the Republic of the Russian Federation, and the shipment of funds estimated by two, worth 30 billion Yemeni riyals.   Observers ...

Yemen separatist leader visits UAE, Saudi Arabia amid Aden tensions

1396/11/17 | 22:06
  The leader of United Arab Emirates (UAE)-backed separatists in southern Yemen is to visit Abu Dhabi and then Riyadh following days of heavy infighting in Aden between his forces and the Saudi-sponsored militants loyal to the former Yemeni government. London-based al-Araby al-Jadeed newspaper said on Monday that Aidarus al-Zubaidi, who leads the so-called Southern Transitional Council (STC), had left Yemen’s port city of Aden for Abu Dhabi. The visits come after STC separatists turned against their allies and seized major parts of ...

Protesters gather outside Saudi embassy in London to condemn UK arms sales

1396/11/17 | 22:06
  Protesters have rallied outside the Saudi embassy in London against UK's arms sales to the kingdom, which has been waging a destructive war on Yemen for some three years now. The demonstration, organized by the UK-based Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) group, featured campaigners expressing their outrage at British profiteering from the ongoing bloodshed which has taken more than 13,500 Yemeni lives so far. Ian Pocock, a spokesman for the CAAT, said London was "complicit in the assault on Yemen", calling on British citizens to protest ...

Yemen hospitals running out of cancer drugs: Press TV

1396/11/15 | 22:06
  Healthcare centers across Yemen are running out of necessary medical items for cancer patients due to Saudi Arabia’s direct bombardment of medical facilities and its crippling blockade that has prevented the flow of medical supplies to Yemeni hospitals, Press TV reports. The head of Hudaydah’s cancer therapy center, Yassir Abdullah Nour, told Press TV that over 50 cancer medical items had become unavailable across the country, while importing them was highly challenging due to Saudi Arabia’s ongoing war and its crippling blockade ...

Saudi Arabia, allies killed 68 Yemeni children in 3 months: Report

1396/11/14 | 22:06
  Saudi Arabia and its allies killed 68 children in impoverished Yemen in the course of three months last year, a new report says. According to a confidential document obtained by al-Jazeera news broadcaster, the Saudi-led military coalition killed 68 children and wounded 36 others in war-torn Yemen from July to September 2017. The report said on Friday that the figures from excerpts it had obtained from a confidential report by the UN Office on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) was sent to the UN Security Council on January 19. Furthermore, ...

Yemen’s Houthis control 100 miles of Saudi Arabia’s territory

1396/11/12 | 22:06
  The Houthi armed group control a large swath of territory inside Saudi Arabia, The New Khalij has reported, however the kingdom has not mentioned this publically.   “The real story is about a cover-up of Saudi military embarrassment and the imminent risk of wider conflict from which Iran, at little cost to itself, will only profit,” Simon Henderson, Baker Fellow and Director of the Gulf and Energy Policy Programme at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy said.   “The Houthis effectively control a strip of Saudi ...

Moroccan socialist party calls for country’s withdrawal from Saudi-led military operations in Yemen

1396/11/11 | 22:06
Morocco’s Unified Socialist Party has called for the country’s withdrawal from the Saudi-led military coalition that has been fighting Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi militias.   The party added in the concluding statement of its fourth congress, held in Rabat, that Morocco should not get involved in any such military interventions.   These steps could tarnish Morocco’s reputation and standing, according to the party’s statement. pk.shafaqna.com   ...

Where do Yemeni missiles come from?

1396/11/9 | 22:06
  Saudi Arabia’s brutal military aggression against Yemen has taken quite a few drastic turns ever since its beginning in March 2015. The deadly war has seen Saudis use illegal weapons such as cluster bombs over populated areas without any raised eyebrows in the West.   The war has also seen the Riyadh regime’s allies such as the US and the UK ramp up their arms deals with the monarchy despite international outcry. All of this, however, has been overshadowed by one question the answer to which has so far defied observers: How ...

Yemeni forces block Saudi mercenaries’ advance on Alib Mountains in Najran

1396/11/6 | 22:06
Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have managed to block a large march of Saudi mercenaries in the eastern parts of Alib Mountains in the Saudi border region of Najran. According to a report by Yemen's Arabic-language al-Masirah television network on Wednesday, the Saudi mercenaries suffered heavy losses in lives and equipment after Yemeni forces began shelling them from various directions. The ambush carried out by Yemeni fighters dispersed columns of well-armed mercenaries, forcing the survivors to wander ...

Dozens of Saudi mercenaries killed as Yemeni forces hit base in Ta’izz

1396/11/2 | 22:06
Dozens of Saudi-sponsored militiamen loyal to Yemen's resigned president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, have been killed and scores of others sustained injuries when Yemeni army forces fired a domestically-manufactured ballistic missile at their base in the country’s southwestern province of Ta’izz. A Yemeni military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network that Yemeni soldiers and their allies launched a Qaher 2-M (Subduer 2-M) missile at al-Khayami base on Monday afternoon. The ...

Saudis Transfer $2 Billion to Prop Up Yemeni Allies’ Currency

1396/11/1 | 22:06
Answering petitions from the Saudi-backed faction that rules southern Yemen, the Saudi Kingdom has announced they are depositing $2 billion in that faction’s Central Bank, aiming to shore up their currency, which is plummeting to new lows in the face of endless conflict.   Saudi officials are presenting it as a “gift to the legitimate Yemeni government,” and not a loan. That’s likely a wise move, because even with a military victory, the odds that the faction will ever have $2 billion to pay it back is slim indeed, given the disastrous ...

5,000 Yemen Children Killed or Wounded in War Since 2015

1396/10/29 | 22:06
  A new report on he nearly three year long US-backed Saudi invasion of Yemen has left more than 5,000 Yemeni children killed or wounded, with large numbers of the casualties the result of Saudi airstrikes.   Incredibly, the 5,000 child casualties, meaning an average of five children a day over the 1,000-day conflict, is just the tip of the iceberg, as a Saudi naval blockade has kept food and medicine out of large portions of the country.   UNICEF’s figures also estimated some 400,000 children are currently suffering from ...

Saudis wasting billions by buying outdated weapons from US: Analyst

1396/10/29 | 22:06
The United States is selling useless, outdated weapons to Saudi Arabia which is thus wasting billions of dollars on these purchases, according to E. Michael Jones, an American political analyst in Indiana. Jones, a writer, former professor, media commentator and the current editor of the Culture Wars magazine, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Thursday. The US State Department has approved a possible $500-million sale of missile system support services to Saudi Arabia in defiance of global calls for Washington to stop providing ...

HRW urges UN sanctions on Saudi crown prince over Yemen war

1396/10/29 | 22:06
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on the United Nations to impose sanctions on Saudi Arabia's military leaders, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who also serves as the defense minister, over atrocities committed in the war on Yemen. The New York-based rights organization said in its World Report 2018 on Thursday that Saudi Arabia, which has been waging a military campaign on Yemen since March 2015, has repeatedly attacked the impoverished country's populated areas. The kingdom, it added, has deepened a humanitarian crisis in Yemen ...

Yemeni snipers kill three Saudi troopers in retaliatory attacks

1396/10/26 | 22:06
Yemeni army soldiers, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, have shot dead three Saudi soldiers in the kingdom’s southwestern border region of Jizan, in retaliation for the Riyadh regime’s military campaign against the crisis-hit country. Yemeni forces shot and killed the soldiers in al-Ghawi village as well as al-Dokhan and Qaem Zubaid military bases in the region, located 967 kilometers southwest of the capital Riyadh, on Monday afternoon, Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported. Later in the day, eight civilians ...

Yemen's Displaced Families Escape Death from Saudi War to Makeshift Camps

1396/10/23 | 22:06
Yemeni displaced families live at makeshift shelter camps in Amran province. The three years of Saudi war in Yemen has killed more than 15,500 people, displaced 3 million, damaged critical infrastructure, fueled a cholera outbreak and pushed the world's poorest country to the brink of starvation.     pk.shafaqna.com ...

After Yemen’s defensive threat, Saudi buys Israel’s Iron dome

1396/10/22 | 22:06
  Saudi Arabia has reportedly been seeking to purchase Israel’s so-called Iron Dome missile system amid reports that the two regimes have a plan to normalize their relations and unite against Yemen.   Basler Zeitung, a Swiss German-language newspaper published in the city of Basel, quoted a “European weapons dealer in the Saudi capital of Riyadh” as saying on Monday that the Saudis were seeking to buy Israeli military equipment, including the so-called Trophy Active Protection System (APS).   The vehicle-mounted system ...

Yemen announces production of new air defense missiles

1396/10/22 | 22:06
Yemen has just announced production of new air defense missile. In a statement issued by Yemen Air Defense Forces(YADF) cited it launches ‘completely indigenous’ air defense missile system.   The YADF this Tuesday evening( 9:00PM, Sana’a local time) has announced the inauguration of a production line for a new version of an air defense missile. This comes after 48 hours of shooting down Saudi Tornado fighter jet in Sa’adah, and targeting F-15s fighter jet over capital Sana’a.   The report did not reveal the type of this ...

Diphtheria claims 48 lives in Yemen within 60 days: WHO

1396/10/22 | 22:06
  Diphtheria has claimed lives of at least 48 people within the last two months across Yemen amid the ongoing Saudi military aggression and blockade of the impoverished Arab country. The World Health Organization (WHO) said in a report on Thursday that diphtheria-related deaths had been recorded in 19 of Yemen’s 23 provinces. Another 610 suspected cases of diphtheria have been reported across the country, it added. Almost 100 districts in Yemen have reported at least one diphtheria case with a heavy concentration in the province of ...

New Yemeni missile system used to target Saudi-led warplanes: Report

1396/10/21 | 22:06
A new report has revealed that Yemeni air force and air defense units used a new domestically-designed and-produced missile system to shield residential areas in the country’s capital and the northwestern provinces of Sana’a and Sa’ada against airstrikes by Saudi military aircraft. Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported that Yemeni air defense forces, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, employed the system to intercept and target a twin-engine, all-weather tactical F-15 fighter jet belonging to ...

Why doesn’t Pakistan condemn killings of civilian Yemenis?

1396/10/20 | 22:06
  The Government of Pakistan, on Tuesday, condemned the ballistic missile attack by Houthi militia on the city of Najran in Saudi Arabia on January 5, 2018.   Office of the spokesperson in a statement reiterated its full support and solidarity with the leadership, the government and people of Saudi Arabia against any threats to its territorial integrity and threats against Harmain Sharifain.   On November 4, 2017, Saudi Arabia intercepted and destroyed a “ballistic missile” near King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh ...

Yemeni forces recapture strategic area from Saudi-led coalition

1396/10/19 | 22:06
  Yemeni troops took full control over the Qa’ita, a strategic mountainous range in al-Maton District in Jawf Province, the Arabic-language al-Masirah TV network quoted a military source as saying.   The forces managed to recapture all the positions of the Saudi-led coalition in the area, the source said.   The Qa’ita Mountains are of strategic importance, consisting of a number of hill-tops overlooking the main road between Maton and Hazem districts, the main supply line for the Saudi-backed mercenaries in the Maton.   Yemen’s ...

Yemeni forces target Saudi-led Tornado fighter jet over Sa’ada: Report

1396/10/18 | 22:06
Yemeni air defense forces have reportedly intercepted and shot down a twin-engine and multirole Panavia Tornado combat aircraft belonging to the Saudi-led military alliance involved in the aerial bombardment campaign against Yemen. A Yemeni military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the fighter jet was targeted on Sunday evening as it was flying in the skies over Kitaf wa al-Boqe'e district in the country’s northwestern mountainous province of Sa’ada, Yemen's Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported. The source ...

Yemeni army, allies killed nearly 400 Saudi soldiers, 894 mercenaries in 2017: Report

1396/10/14 | 22:06
Yemeni army soldiers, backed by allied fighters from the Popular Committees, killed nearly 400 Saudi soldiers and hundreds of Saudi-backed militiamen loyal to Yemen's resigned president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, last year in retaliation for the Riyadh regime’s deadly military campaign against the crisis-hit country.    The Yemeni Joint Operations Command announced in a statement on Wednesday that Yemeni forces shot and killed 399 soldiers in the kingdom’s southwestern border regions, and fatally shot 894 Saudi mercenaries across Yemen ...

Over 35,000 Killed, injured in Saudi war on Yemen

1396/10/13 | 22:06
  The Yemeni deputy health minister said at least 10,300 people have been killed since the onset of Saudi Arabia’s military campaign against Yemen in 2015.   The ongoing Saudi-led war has so far claimed the lives of 10,363 civilians, including 2,066 kids and 1,574 women, the deputy health minister said, according to Al-Mayadeen television channel.   He added that the campaign has also injured more than 21,200 people.   Much of the Arabian Peninsula country’s infrastructure, including hospitals, schools and factories, ...

Nearly two dozen civilians killed in new Saudi airstrikes in Yemen

1396/10/12 | 22:06
    Nearly two dozen civilians have been killed and several others injured when Saudi military aircraft carried out separate airstrikes against residential areas in Yemen as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with its atrocious bombardment campaign against its southern neighbor. Saudi fighter jets conducted a series of aerial assaults against an outdoor market in the al-Garrahi district of Yemen's western coastal province of Hudaydah on Monday, leaving 20 people dead and eight others injured, an unnamed local source told Arabic-language ...

Yemeni naval forces seize Saudi autonomous underwater vehicle

1396/10/12 | 22:06
  Yemeni naval forces, supported by allied fighters from Houthi Ansarullah movement, have managed to seize a Saudi autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) in Yemen's territorial waters. Brigadier Aziz Rashed, deputy military spokesman for the Yemeni army allied with Ansarullah, told the Arabic service of Russia's Sputnik news agency on Monday that the AUV was remote controlled, and had detailed pictures of its operation zone. Rashed identified the craft was of REMUS (Remote Environmental Monitoring UnitS) series, which are primarily used ...

Saudi-led airstrikes kill 68 civilians in one day of Yemen’s ‘absurd’ war

1396/10/10 | 22:06
  United Nations condemns mounting casualties after intensive air campaigns and says conflict has no military solution. Sixty-eight Yemeni civilians were killed in two air raids by the Saudi-led coalition in one day, the UN’s humanitarian coordinator in Yemen has said, as he condemned what he described as “an absurd and futile war”.   Jamie McGoldrick’s unusually direct criticism came in an update citing initial reports from the UN human rights office of the two strikes earlier this week. The first hit a crowded market in ...

Saudi strikes target women in western Yemen

1396/10/10 | 22:06
  Warplanes led by Saudi Arab coalition raided a farm in western Yemen killing 10 women.   Yemen’s al-Masirah television network reported on Saturday that the attack had targeted a farm in the Khoukhah District of al-Hudaydah Province, which forms a strip along the country’s western coastline.   It did not provide any further details.   Saudi Arabia and a number of its allies have been pounding Yemen — already the Arab world’s most impoverished nation — since March 2015 to restore a former regime that they ...

Pro-Saudi Yemeni Officials Endorse Airstrike Against Market

1396/10/10 | 22:06
Officials from the Saudi-backed Yemeni government have issued a statement on this week’s Saudi attack on the Taiz marketplace, which the UN reported as having killed 56 civilians. The officials claimed 32 civilians were killed in the attack.   The statement gave the impression they were entirely comfortable with the 32 civilians being killed, saying the civilians were surveying the damage from a previous attack on the market, which was closed at the time, when the new attack happened. They further insisted the Saudis were targeting ...

Was Yemen the most important story of 2017 and why was it under-reported?

1396/10/9 | 22:06
According to the UNHCR, there are now 1,439,100 internally displaced people in Yemen and 82 percent of Yemen's population — a total of 21.2 million people — are in need of humanitarian assistance.   2017 was a year which was dominated by the new US President Donald Trump, a General Election in the UK and the ongoing Brexit negotiations, terror attacks in Britain, and the crisis in North Korea. But why did Yemen not get a look in, considering it is the biggest humanitarian disaster on the planet?   The year’s news was dominated ...

Saudi’s kill and injure 600 Yemeni’s in just 26 days

1396/10/9 | 22:06
  Nearly 600 Yemenis have been killed or injured in the month of December amid incessant Saudi airstrikes on the war-battered Arab state. According to a report broadcast by Yemeni Al Masirah TV 600 Yemenis have been brutally killed or injured during the Saudi-led aggression on Yemen in 26 days in December,   The report mentioned that 400 Yemenis were either killed or injured by the Saudi-led aggression in the second half of December and that the air raids indiscriminately targeted civilian areas in the various Yemeni provinces.   Yemen ...

Yemeni forces shoot down Saudi reconnaissance drone over Hajjah

1396/10/9 | 22:06
Yemeni army soldiers, supported by allied fighters from the Houthi Ansarullah movement, have managed to shoot down a Saudi unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) as it was on a reconnaissance mission in Yemen’s northwestern province of Hajjah. Arabic-language al-Masirah television network, citing an unnamed official from Yemen's air defense unit, reported that the Saudi reconnaissance drone was shot down as it was flying in the skies over Hirz district in the early hours of Saturday. Back on October 27, Yemeni forces, using a surface-to-air missile, ...

Macron asks Saudi king to lift Yemen blockade: Report

1396/10/7 | 22:06
French President Emanuel Macron has reportedly asked King Salman of Saudi Arabia to remove a long-running blockade on Yemen and let humanitarian aid through, as millions of Yemeni civilians struggle with the humanitarian crisis caused by an ongoing Saudi military invasion. The Saudi-led war, which began in March 2015, was one of the main issues Macron discussed with the Saudi monarch over the phone on Wednesday, an Elysee source told Reuters. The constant bombing by Saudi Arabia and its regional allies, including the United Arab Emirates, has ...

Agony of Yemenis: Saudi war crimes exceeds Israel

1396/10/6 | 22:06
It would not be wrong to say that Yemen today is hell on the earth.Overall, by UN estimates, 22m people are desperately in need of some kind of help.    Even worse is the condition of the sick, especially children, since all Yemeni ports are not open to commercial ships or even to UN aid organisations, thus denying food, medical supplies and fuel to the distressed.     The non-availability of medicines has led to an outbreak of cholera, considered the worst in modern times, with over 2, 000 dead since it broke out in April this ...

Israel sole winner of Saudi Arabia’s ME destabilizing game

1396/10/5 | 22:06
Being a region full of complexities, the Middle East has been facing a string of crises. The rise of Daesh in Iraq and Syria followed by the Qatar blockade, fueling sectarian tensions, the invasion of Yemen, the flood of US arms to the Middle East and the recent Lebanese crisis are only a few instances in which Saudi Arabia’s involvement is discernible.   Apparently, Saudi Arabia is now facing the consequences of its insanity and the conspiracies it has been fomenting in the Middle East as the crisis has spilled over to its own territory, ...

Yemeni forces’ missile kills several Saudi mercenaries in Sana'a province

1396/10/5 | 22:06
Yemeni forces have fired a Zelzal 2 (Earthquake-2) ballistic missile at a position of Saudi-backed mercenaries in the Nihm district of the country's western Sana'a province, inflicting heavy casualties on them. According to early reports, scores of Saudi-backed militiamen loyal to former Yemeni president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, were killed and injured after Yemeni army forces backed by allied fighters from the Popular Committees launched the domestically-produced missile at their position. A military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, ...

37 Saudi-led coalition aircraft, 1,200 tanks destroyed in Yemen war: Yemeni army

1396/10/4 | 22:06
Dozens of Saudi-led coalition military aircraft in addition to hundreds of battle tanks and armored vehicles have been destroyed in the military campaign against Yemen as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with its atrocious airstrikes against its crisis-hit southern neighbor. The Yemeni army, in a statement released on Sunday, announced that 37 aircraft plus more than 1,200 tanks and armored vehicles have been destroyed ever since the Saudi regime and its allies launched a devastating war on the country more than two and half years ago, Arabic-language ...

Yemen’s Hadi government to announce amnesty for Saleh party

1396/10/2 | 22:06
President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi’s internationally recognised government is expected to announce an amnesty for all those who cooperated with the Houthi group and former president Ali Abdullah Saleh’s General People’s Congress Party (GPC), Al Khaleej Online reported.   In a series of tweets yesterday by the Prime Minister of Yemen, Ahmed Bin Dagher, wrote: “Ahmed Ali is from us and we are from him”, in reference to the former president’s son. The announcement comes amid reports that the Saudi-led coalition is considering allowing ...

Taking sides: Is Pakistan complicating Yemen situation by backing Saudia?

1396/10/2 | 22:06
Condemning yet another missile attack on Saudi Arabia by Yemen’s Houthi forces, Pakistan says it stands with Riyadh in an event of any threat to the country.   On Tuesday, the KSA said it intercepted a rebel missile over Riyadh, with the rebels claiming the target was Yamamah palace, the official residence of King Salman.   This was the second Houthi strike on Riyadh, as the militia had also fired upon the capital’s airport last month; the rebel leadership says the latest strike was to mark the 1,000th day of the Saudi intervention ...

How many people in Yemen died over 1000 days of Saudi Aggression?

1396/9/30 | 22:06
  According to the Yemeni independent statistical agency, Legal Center for Rights and Developments, the number of Yemeni civilian casualties in the 1000-day long Saudi imposed war against Yemen has reached 35,415 dead and wounded.     According to the statistics released by the institute last night, 13,603 Yemenis has died due to the Saudi Aggression.   In exact detail, the statistics say that 2,887 children, 2,017 women, 8,689 men, all civilians, were killed as a result of 1,000 days of hostilities in Yemen.   It ...

Abdullah Saleh's son turns down Saudi, UAE demands

1396/9/29 | 22:06
  Ahmad, the son of Yemen's executed former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, has rejected demands by Saudi Arabia and the UAE to take the political and military leadership of the National Congress, Arab media disclosed on Sunday. "Ahmad has thanked the Saudis and the Emiratis for their trust but rejected their requests for picking up the political and military leadership of the National Congress," the Yemen-based Ma'arib Press news website reported, adding that the response has stunned the Saudi and UAE officials. It added that the Saudis ...

If Iran arms Yemen, Who arms Saudi to kill kids?

1396/9/29 | 22:06
  US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley claimed Thursday that a missile the Yemeni army had fired at Saudi Arabia last month was supplied by Tehran.     Well, lets analyze some facts here. Is it Iran that has been talking of peace, dialog and ceasefire or the so called United States of America? Had Iran been arming them, is it possible that at the same time the call for dialog and negotiations?   So, What has Ms. Haley been doing, representing a comic baseless scene or shall i say she was trying to White wash?   Yes, ...

Bombed into famine: How Saudi air campaign targets Yemen’s food supplies

1396/9/25 | 22:06
  At 11.30pm, 10 nautical miles off Yemen’s western Red Sea coast, seven fishermen were near the end of the four hours it had taken to haul their nets bulging with the day’s catch into their fibreglass boat. Suddenly, away from the illumination of the vessel’s large spotlight, one of the men spotted a black silhouette coming towards them.   Moments later a helicopter began circling overhead. The fishermen were well within the 30 nautical mile boundary they had been warned not to cross by leaflets airdropped on land by the Saudi-led ...

Yemen’s Pro-Saleh Faction, Houthis Make a Deal to End Dispute

1396/9/24 | 22:06
  Several weeks of fighting between the Shi’ite Houthi movement in Yemen and the pro-Saleh General People’s Congress (GPC), fighting which saw Saleh and his top deputies killed, appears to be nearing resolution.   Abdulaziz bin Habtoor, the prime minister of the Houthi-GPC unity government in Yemen’s north, has reached a deal with the Houthis on continuing to work together, Habtoor is one of the last high-ranking GPC members still alive after that recent row. Reports have the Houthis freeing a number of reporters and other ...

Iran FM calls for collective intl. efforts to end Yemen nightmare

1396/9/23 | 22:06
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called for a collective international effort to end the "nightmare" of war in impoverished Yemen, rejecting a military solution to the conflict in the Arab country.   On his official Twitter account on Wednesday, the top Iranian diplomat expressed Tehran’s readiness to contribute to any efforts towards an immediate ceasefire, delivery of humanitarian aid and an intra-Yemeni dialogue aimed at ending the conflict in the country.    Saudi Arabia and a coalition of its allies have been pounding ...